26th Annual

Mississippi Afterburner

Jet Rally

April 20, 21, and 22 2017

Thursday – Saturday

Wednesday – Setup after 3:00 PM

Site: John Bell Williams Airport

4100 Airport Road

Bolton, Mississippi 39041

This is actually near Raymond, but due to the Post Office’s quirky zoning, the official address is listed as Bolton.

(Suburb of Jackson, MS)

Airport Code is KJVW, M16

GPS location:  32°18’6.95″N

                        90°24’33.72″W

Raymond Airport

Come early and stay late! This is one of the finest flying sites available.

The event is being hosted by Hinds Community College, Raymond Mississippi.

Planes can be stored overnight in on-site hanger. AC outlets are available.

New 100 X 5500 foot asphalt runway

AMA sanctioned/JPO sponsored event

Concessions & restrooms on site

Motor home parking available (no hookups)

Pre-registration landing fee-$40 or $60 on site

Pre-registration ends April 10. Refund of pre-registration fee will be made if cancellation notice is given by

April 20.

Registration fee includes ticket for Saturday night awards banquet in the hangar. Banquet includes fried catfish and our WORLD FAMOUS MUDBUG FEAST!!!!!!!!!!!

(Yes, we will still have three kinds of homemade ice cream plus cobbler.)

Spectators welcome

Tent Rental

Tent rental prices are $165 for 10×10, $275 for 10×20,  $370.00 for 20×20, and $480.00 for a 20×30.

If you want a tent, we must have payment by April 10. If you have paid for a tent, and you are unable to attend, we will refund your money for the tent if we receive your cancellation notice by

April 10.

DIRECTIONS

If coming from the east, go to exit 35 on I-20 at Clinton, MS. Go south 5 miles to airport road. Turn right. Go 1 mile. Road dead ends at airport.

If coming from the west, go to exit 34 on I-20 at Clinton, MS. Go south 5 miles on the Natchez Trace to the airport road exit. Turn right and go 1/2 mile to airport.

 

LODGING

Headquarters Motel

10 Minutes from Airport

Please make all travel arrangements through Midway Travel, Dawn Ellzey, phone no. 1-800-527-1630.

We have a block of rooms at Eagle Ridge Conference Center, contact Dawn to book.

Nearby motels are at exit 36 on I-20 at Clinton, MS 39056. These are 10 minutes from the airport.

        Hampton Inn, 493 Springridge Rd., 601-925-9393.  

        Quality Inn, 103 Johnston Place, 601-924-0064 

        Econo Lodge, 103 Clinton Center Dr., 601-924-9364  

        Days Inn, 482 Springridge Rd., 601-925-5065

        Ramada Limited, 201 Johnston Place, 601-925-4040